Tune-in to AXS TV this week to catch another fantastic lineup of shows, concerts, documentaries and more that unveil a fascinating look at some of music’s most iconic artists. The intense boot camp round on “The X Factor UK” kicks off this week and you can watch the first crop of hopefuls endure its rigors in the U.S. airing of the show tonight (Oct. 1) and tomorrow (Oct. 2) at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. More exciting highlights include a critically-acclaimed Woodstock documentary on “Docs that Rock,” and a “Classic Albums” installment which explores Paul Simon’s Graceland. Get more programming details below.
SUNDAY OCT. 1 AND MONDAY OCT. 2
“The X Factor UK” – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
Boot camp kicks off for “The X Factor UK” season 14 contenders who impressed judges Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger during auditions. Boot camp is historically grueling as contestants are forced to work in groups, are under tight pressure to learn songs in a short time and must stand out from the crowd to survive. Cuts are always brutal and many happy and sad tears are shed. Tune in or set your DVRs tonight and tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET so you don’t miss a minute of the explosive action.
TUESDAY OCT. 3
“Docs that Rock” – “Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music – The Director’s Cut” – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Woodstock is widely-esteemed as one of the most culturally-significant music events in history. This Oscar-winning documentary film pays brilliant homage to the iconic 1969 peace, love and music fest and features interviews and archived live performances from music giants such as Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, Santana and more. AXS TV’s “Docs that Rock” features noteworthy, groundbreaking documentaries every Tuesday through Dec. 5.
WEDNESDAY OCT. 4
“Classic Albums: Paul Simon – Graceland” – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
“Classic Albums” examines some of the biggest albums in the music industry, notably as “breakout” or “signature” records of some of music’s most prolific artists. The captivating series incorporates rare archived footage, interviews and performances surrounding the making of these landmark records. This week’s installment delves into Paul Simon’s seventh studio album Graceland, which is deemed by many fans and critics to be the Gershwin Prize winner’s best work. The African-themed 1986 album was a Grammy Album of the Year Award winner and features renowned hits like “You Can Call Me Al,” the title track (feat. The Everly Brothers) and more.
SATURDAY OCT. 7
“Saturday Stack” – Country Concerts – starting at 1:20 p.m. ET/10:20 a.m. PT
Country fans can spend their Saturday kicking back on the couch or kicking up their heels, whichever they prefer with AXS TV’s “Saturday Stack” of sizzling country concerts featuring a bevy of country’s biggest stars. Check out the full concert schedule below.
1:20 p.m. ET – “Luke Bryan: Spring Break … Checkin’ Out”
2: 20 p.m. ET – “Toby Keith: 35M.P.H. Town”
3:50 p.m. ET– “Willie Nelson Live From Billy Bob’s Texas”
5:50 p.m. ET – “Sugarland”
6:55 p.m. ET – “George Jones: 50 Years of Hits”
Tune-in to AXS TV every week to find the best coverage of all your favorite music artists, past and present. Find AXS TV on your TV and stay tuned to AXS for programming news and updates.